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Take a look at the video showcasing Keephills 3, the most technologically advanced coal-fired plant in Canada that is now operating commercially and dispatching power to the grid. Click here (27MB, .wmv).
With a 25 per cent increase in Q3 profits, Stephen Snyder, TransAlta President & CEO, shares how the company's diverse fuel sources helped profit margins and provides a strategic outlook for the coal, gas, wind and hydro power business. Watch the BNN interview here. Read the news release here.
On Wednesday, July 27, 2011, TransAlta President and CEO Steve Snyder announced his retirement effective January 1, 2012; Dawn Farrell, COO, will succeed on January 2, 2012. Mr. Snyder speaks to BNN about highlights from his last 15 years and TransAlta's stategic plan into 2012 and onward. Watch the BNN interview here. Read the news release here.
Steve Snyder discusses TransAlta's strong first-quarter results on BNN
Strong operational performance across the fleet and improvements in Alberta market conditions positively impacted the company's Q1 2011 results. View President and CEO Steve Snyder's interview with BNN here. Read the news release here.
Take a behind-the-scenes look at what our employees are doing to ensure that turning on a light switch at home or work across Washington state gets the same result, every time. There are four videos: Welcome to the Centralia Generationa Facility; Energizing communities with more than electricity; Reducing emissions at the Centralia Facility; and Respecting Nature: Restoring the Centralia mine site.
TransAlta VP of Sustainable Development Don Wharton (left) and the GCCSI CEO Nick Otter (right) sign the contract awarding Project Pioneer AUD $5 million for knowledge sharing of CCS development for the power sector. Photo taken in Melbourne, Australia November 29, 2010. Read detailed news release here.
The Energy Council of Canada elected TransAlta President and CEO Steve Snyder as 2010 Canadian Energy Person of the Year. Mr. Snyder, the ninth recipient, joins past recipients including Charlie Fischer, former President and Chief Executive Officer of Nexen Inc. and Jacques Lamarre, President and CEO of SNC Lavalin. Read the detailed press release or view the video here.
On Tuesday, October 5, 2010, TransAlta President and CEO Steve Snyder opened the TSX by ringing the bell alongside Carbon Disclosure Project peers from Deloitte & Touche, Scotiabank, BMO Financial Group, and others. Read the press release. View the 30-second Youtube video (by the TMX Group).
TransAlta has been a recognized environmental leader for over a decade, and we continue to strive to find new ways to bridge the gap between the need for a cleaner environment and the energy demands of a growing economy.
As an environmental leader, we have a responsibility and an opportunity to make a difference.
Take a look at the following short videos. They were created to outline the different elements of TransAlta's environmental program.
TransAlta was one of the first to make a significant commitment to wind power in Southern Alberta and continues to invest in this renewable energy source. This Calgary Herald video covers some of our activities in the Southern Alberta region, new construction and new technologies.
TransAlta's enviornmental program includes initiatives to responsibly manage the air, water and land surrounding its power plants.
TransAlta has been a leader in wind power development for more than a decade.
Learn more about TransAlta's role in the development of emissions offsets and trading markets.
As the fuel source for 50 per cent of North America's power, it's important that we work toward making coal a carbon neutral fuel. Learn what TransAlta is doing about it.